Thursday, February 25, 2016

Paper Smooches February Blog Hop

This is my second post of the day. Please click here or scroll down to see my post for CAS(E) This Sketch #161 using RG goodies. Thanks! =)

It's Pep Rally week and we are here today to share a sampling of the NEW Paper Smooches MARCH 2016 release with you! ONE new stamp set and FIVE new dies will be available for purchase at 8:00pm Pacific Time on February 29th. You will find our new products HERE once they go live.

To add extra fun to our blog hop... we are offering up a prize!

The prize - a $25 gift code to choose what you like at the PS online store!

Here are the details:
  • FOUR winners will be chosen at RANDOM from any of the design team blogs and the PS Blog to win the $25 prize.
  • Just leave a comment on any of the design team blogs listed below or the PS Blog for your chance to win! (You do not need to comment on all blogs to qualify, but it increases your chances.)
  • Deadline: You have until midnight PT on Sunday, February 28th to leave a comment.
  • Please check the Paper Smooches Blog on Monday, February 29th to see if you are one of the FOUR lucky winners.
Alice Wertz ----- That's me! =)

To increase your chances of winning:
  • Tell us that you Facebooked about our blog hop.
  • Tell us that you Tweeted about our hop.
  • Tell us that you posted on your blog about our blog hop.
(Which means that you  have up to three extra chances to win on each blog!)

Without further ado, here is my card for the blog hop.


You can never have too many of Kim's doodled flowers! =)


The Cute Cluster is cut with watercolor paper then colored with Kuretake Gansai Tambi watercolor.


The sentiment is from the Precious Mom set.

That's all from me. Hope you can hop with us and don't forget to leave comments along the way for a chance to win! =)

Have a lovely day and thanks for stopping by!


Affiliate links are used in some cases! =)
supplies:
cardstock: (Rustic White) Papertrey Ink, (white watercolor) Strathmore Artist Papers
clear stamp: (Precious Mom) Paper Smooches
hybrid ink: (Black Licorice) My Favorite Things
color medium: (Gansai Tambi watercolor) Kuretake ZIG
accents: (Rainforest, Kaleidoscope sequins) Lucy's Little Things
die: (Cute Cluster Die) Paper Smooches
tool: (die-cut machine) Provo Craft
other: (foam tape) 3M
card size: 3 5/8" x 5 3/8"

157 comments:

Katie Ann Brooks said...

Such a big beautiful bloom.

Sunshine HoneyBee said...

Like the silhouette look of your flowers. Have a BEE-utiful day!
Melissa
"Sunshine HoneyBee"

Kelly B. said...

What a cool die!

Katie Ingram said...

Love the cluster of flowers! It's a fun way to use watercolors too! Thanks for sharing!!

Jackie Parkins said...

Such a cool die and I love the colors you used.

Cynthia Daugherty said...

these pretty flowers and leaves really stand out against the white background

Karen B. said...

Love the positive and negative use of the die!

Debra said...

I love the colors and design!

Debbie Selby said...

Nice looking watercolour card design to try out. Thanks

ValByDesign, Valerie said...

Oh my goodness, that is soo pretty!

ValByDesign, Valerie said...

I Facebooked about the Hop! https://www.facebook.com/ValByDesign/

joy said...

Love this pretty die and your card is just as pretty!

Gretchen Wilson said...

This is an awesome die and you did a well job in showcasing it.

ValByDesign, Valerie said...

I Tweeted! https://twitter.com/ValByDesign/status/702873534511484928

gabriella said...

A vey happy card

Linda Droege said...

Such a cool die and your card is SO on trend. Love it!

Sabrina said...

Cute card!!

Betty Sue said...

What a great flower and cluster!! Your card is wonderful!

Debra Rumpza said...

Adorable!

Joan V said...

Love this die, both the positive and negative cuts. What a fun card. I just love that big bloom, too.

Satori said...

Great card! A die with a big punch!

Gail said...

Love the flowers and a very lovely die - TFS and for the Hop

Carolee McCaslin said...

LOVE your pretty card and Paper Smooches!!!

Marcie Sharp said...

Cute Cluster is a super fun die, and I love how you used it.

Lisa K said...

Beautiful flowers! I like the watercolor look.

Shelly said...

This is beautiful, Alice!

~amy~ said...

alice, I adore this.

Margaret Rembold said...

What a beauty

Sue McRae said...

Love all the layering, it really shows off those fabulous leaves and flowers!

Karen L K said...

Nice!

Pam said...

Love these floral dies! Cutting them on the wc paper makes them look thicker, love that look!

Mary-Anne V said...

agree can't have too many of Kim's flowers....love how you made the flowers pop with watercolour.

Jill said...

Holy wow, girl!! THIS is a flower cluster!! :)

Linda Meunier said...

Very pretty card!

Monica Romis said...

Great card. I like how you watercolor the flowers, very pretty.

Bobbie Bluegill said...

Wonderful, bright flower cluster.

Christine Canfield said...

so colorful but so simple!

Melanie Mallek said...

Simple & elegant, I like! :)

Connie Wine said...

Nicely done!!!!

Rita said...

Great way to use the die in two different ways!

Gailanne said...

Lovely coloring on this wonderful card. I love the intricacy of the background dies...

Teresa Godines #6857 said...

Love your choice in colors, Beautiful project

Scraplea 1 said...

Great card! Can't wait to see all of the new products. Thanks for sharing.

Loly Borda said...

I love how you colored those beautiful flowers Alice! TFS

Michelle said...

SO pretty! Those bright colors are great behind the white background! :)

Iris Esther Lopez said...

What a cute card!

Iris Esther Lopez said...

I Facebooked about the blog hop.

Iris Esther Lopez said...

I tweeted about the blog hop.

Diane Jaquay said...

LOVE this new die, so fun!!

Judy said...

Lovely card. The flowers are so pretty. Thanks for sharing.

Lynne in NI said...

Oooh, beautiful flowers!

D.Ann C said...

Love how you colored this!

D.Ann C said...

I shared the hop on Facebook.

Lisa Petrella said...

So pretty! Love how you made use of both the positive and negative parts of the dies!!

D.Ann C said...

I tweeted about the hop.

mandalj said...

I love how you've coloured the Cute Cluster flower - looks wonderful!

mandalj said...

I've shared on FB!

cghundley said...

Lovely card and
love all the
layers.
Carla from Utah

Preacherwife said...

Yes, You can never have too many doodle flowers.

AZ Lyn said...

Interesting, I think I like it.

Teresa Doyle said...

I love your card Alice so bright and cheerful!

Teresa Doyle said...

Shared to my fb wall!

Sharla said...

Love the doodle look, and I like how you did silhouette of two and left the middle one all intact, very cute!

Janet D. said...

Your card is so colorful and clever!!

Carol McCready said...

I love the coloring on the flower.

Carol McGregor said...

Amazing card. Love the flowers. Thanks for sharing.

Jeri said...

What a fabulous card. Love the colors and how you layered the die cuts.

pamboe said...

I like that kind of wonky sunflower in the Cute Cluster. It has lots of possibilities.

Theresa said...

This is a wonky die cut on the card....but it is ADORABLE!!!!

Tona said...

Ooh, I love the different ways you used this die. Thanks for the inspiration. Fabulous card!

Rebecca Yahrling said...

Cute card. I really like that new die!

Denise Bryant said...

Love the way you colored this pretty die~! Great dimension on your card too... love it!

Elise Smith said...

What a bright, beautiful card! I especially love the variation in color on the leaves.

Megan Carroll said...

Gorgeous coloring,love the dimension Alice!

Moosisk said...

Love your card! So bright and beautiful. Thanks for the inspiration. :D

Mary-Anne V said...

I posted on FB about the hop.

Dana & Glen said...

Wonderful card Alice! Love how you colored the die cut elements. Fabulous die - so fun and graphic.

Mary-Anne V said...

I posted on my blog/Flickr account about the hop. https://www.flickr.com/photos/74238397@N06/25266460555

Nandini said...

Love the hand drawn look. Very cute card.

Kailash said...

Georgeous card, love the colors!!!

Brithzi said...

Gorgeous card! Love the Cute Cluster die.

Kailash said...

Shared on Facebook!!!

Kathi K said...

What an inventive use of the blooms! Love the colors :)

Ashwini Rao said...

Such an awesome card, Alice! Love the multiple use of the die cut - using the complete pice and just the outline piece - wonderful idea!

LC said...

Beautiful card! I love how you layered the die cut flowers. Very pretty!

McStamper said...

Pretty flower.

Me said...

Very nice and 3D!

Melanie said...

Fabulous card! Shared on Facebook. Eagerly awaiting the new release.

Angeline Choo said...

Oh my .. WOW!! So gorgeous. LOVE that flower die

Selene said...

Beautiful card and i love the colors you chose =)

pat k said...

Awesome card, really neat!

pat k said...

Awesome card, really neat!

Judy Shuck said...

Lovely! I never would have suspected the die cuts were water colored.

Judy Shuck said...

I don't Tweet.

Judy Shuck said...

I didn't post anything at all on my blog today.

Judy Shuck said...

I don't post anything to my wall on Facebook.

Leanne said...

Beautiful card!

Arianna Barbara said...

Oh wow! Amazing card!!!

Arianna Barbara said...

Shared the hop on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/arianna.barbara.1/posts/982306728516943?pnref=story

Arianna Barbara said...


Tweeted the hop https://twitter.com/raggiodiluce82/status/703187078784421888

maria f. said...

Such a cool design!

craftygal1 said...

Cool idea and card!

jan metcalf said...

Love the interesting way you used the die cuts!

Karen Shuster said...

Love all the layers your card has in it! Beautiful colors as well.

Sheri said...

So pretty!

I Card Everyone said...

These blooms, and leaves nearly look like porcelain elements on a white tile, they are so gorgeous, and the dimension is outstanding!!!
Fabulous, Alice!!!
=]

Deb said...

Cute card! I like how you used the cut out pieces to make a whole image.

Malina Falkner said...

I love the colors you chose for the flower, very pretty!

Jean R-T said...

What a fun new die! Great card!

Yolanda Garrido said...

What a good bunch of colours for that die! Great card!

Judie said...

Gorgeous simple, yet colourful card!

sillygirl said...

Beautiful Spring Card!
Claudia G

Renee M said...

Such pretty colors! What a fun way to use the die.

Debbie Vasel said...

Love the bright bold colors!

Michele Henderson said...

Love the dimension in your thank you card! Bright and colorful!
Take care!
Michele

Pamela Haskin said...

Such pretty springtime colors!

Pamela Haskin said...

Such pretty springtime colors!

Denise Evans said...

This is so, so pretty! Love the new die!

Lisa's Creative Niche said...

Wow love the colors on these dies!

Super Stick Chick said...

Love how you used the positive and negative parts of the die SO creatively!

Super Stick Chick said...

I posted info. about the PS hop on my blog.

Flo said...

Great card, your big flower is colorful.

Oliev said...

Lovely card:-)

madhvi shah said...

Watercolour at its best. Facebook shared

madhvi shah said...

Watercolour at its best. Facebook shared

Terri Trotter Earley said...

Loving your use of the die! Great card.

TracyM #6773 said...

SUPER CUTE card Alice!!!
LOVE how you layered your cute cluster and included some inlaid sections too, it adds great texture & dimension!!!
THANK YOU for sharing :)

TracyM #6773 said...

I’m already a fan and follower of Paper Smooches on Facebook, my name there is Tracy Moloney. It was a pleasure to share all about the new release and blog hop with my crafty friends https://www.facebook.com/tracy.moloney.71/posts/1244761835552191

TracyM #6773 said...

I’m already a fan and follower on Twitter. I tweeted about the new release and blog hop https://twitter.com/TracyM6773/status/703568213133565952

TracyM #6773 said...

I shared about the new release and blog hop on my blog :)
http://tracyscraftyadventures.blogspot.com.au/2016/02/its-time-to-check-out-paper-smooches.html

CraftyPaws said...

What a fun and happy card!

cm said...

Your water-coloured flower, using both negative and positive impressions, is beautiful. A thank you card guaranteed to bring a mega-watt smile to the lucky person receiving it. Thank you...
~carol

Stephanie said...

Just love those dies that cut out flowers. Love your card too.

Amanda said...

So prettyM I love that you watercolored your flowers and I really like the rich colors you used!

ilovestamping said...

This is such a lovely card design! Love your crafting, Alice!

ilovestamping said...

I also tweeted about the hop. @ziapuetti

Amanda said...

I follow Paper Smooches on Twitter and I tweeted about the release!

pcm said...

pretty! love the arrangement!

Sue D said...

Very cute and colorful floral cluster.

Miriam Prantner said...

Loving how you painted/layered the die cuts!

Miriam Prantner said...

I tweeted about the hop: https://twitter.com/MiriamPrantner/status/703692090744684544

Jeannean said...

Great idea to color this fun flower doodle image! (I also shared the hop on Facebook.)

Jenniferk said...

Such a pretty card, I love how you created the bloom!

mimi said...

Wow, these cards are so fabulous! Great use of the die.

Milka Gubo said...

Hi Alice :o) Another stunning creation from you. It's gorgeous!!! I love the design, how you put together several die-cuts, colors, sequins... EVERYTHING!! :o) Thank you for sharing. Have a great day. :o) hugs
Milka

Larissa Heskett said...

SQUEAL!! I LOVE LOVE LOVE your Card!! Such an AWESOME Design!! LOVING the New Release!! THANKS SO MUCH for sharing and have a FABULOUS RELEASE WEEK!! =)

Liz Gessner McAllister said...

Love how different this die is from most designs

graham Brand said...

Love the Cute Cluster die and love how you have used it.

Janice said...

You've inspired your audience with your choice of colours and your interpretation of the die!

Kari V. said...

Very nice! Love your colors and dies here!

Lindsay said...

awesome card, love the colours you used.

Barb said...

So pretty!

Kathy Mc said...

Your floral cluster card is so bright and beautiful. Such an awesome release!

Holly AKA KopyKat said...

Oh this is so super cute!!!

Karen Shuster said...

Love the colors you used on this card!

McStamper said...

Great card. Love the flower.

jordanbev5@yahoo.com said...

Such a precious array of colorful die cuts and fun! Love the whimsy of it!

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